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How to block an email address in Gmail

Prevent toxic people from getting to you in a few clicks

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Emails are a big part of our lives, whether it's staying connected with loved ones, handling work stuff, or keeping track of orders. But not all emails deserve your time and attention. Maybe you receive emails from senders you'd rather ignore before they reach your inbox. Gmail makes it easy to do that by blocking unwanted email addresses.

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15 great Android games you can also play on PC

Dust off the mouse and keyboard for these amazing games

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You would be amazed at the crossover between the Play Stores best apps and PC, given how antithetical the two platforms can seem. PC's processing and graphical capabilities coupled with complex physical controls seems to come from a different planet to your new and improved gaming phone. Mobile development has gained such power and popularity that their inclusion on other platforms was inevitable, from refined experiences like Downwell to the many many quality Vampire Survivors clones that take over your life for brief periods of time. We'd like to share our favorite Android games that have made the leap to PC, for their peerless dedication, graphical quality, and immense popularity among Android and PC gamers alike.

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How to use the ChromeOS Cloud Gaming Launcher

Hopefully, Google pushes this to all Chromebooks

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As the internet becomes a bigger part of our daily lives, moving our data and computing power to the cloud is common. Few products take advantage of this like a top-of-the-line Chromebook. Few services showcase the potential of cloud computing like cloud gaming platforms such as Amazon Luna, GeForce Now, and Xbox Game Pass, which let you stream games that are otherwise unplayable on your device.

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How to delete a Skype account

Looking to get rid of that unused Skype account? You're going to hit a snag

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Like Mad Men, BlackBerrys, and Nickleback, Skype was a huge deal in 2009. So much so that Microsoft paid $8.5 billion for the company. This may seem like an interesting, though ultimately irrelevant, lead-in to our main topic, but Microsoft owns Skype.

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How to sort by date in Google Sheets

Learn the two different methods of sorting by date in Google Sheets

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Google Sheets, Microsoft Excel, and other spreadsheet software offer powerful sorting tools to help you rearrange your data. Knowing how to sort your spreadsheets makes the data easier to see and use. You'll see the latest or oldest items at the top of your dataset when you sort by date.

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Best Google Pixel 7a screen protectors in 2023

Your Pixel 7a deserves the best defense, and these screen protectors deliver

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The Google Pixel 7a may not be the cheapest smartphone on the market, but with nearly flagship-level performance, it's one of the best budget Android phones out there. You'd be hard-pressed to find another smartphone as impressive at its price point. The 7a is the poster child for choosing a new budget phone over an older flagship model.

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Best phone chargers in 2023: USB-C PD, PPS, and fast chargers

Charge your phone faster and more safely with these affordable, reliable, and compact wall adapters

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In-box chargers are no longer a thing, but there's a bright side to that. Some of the best phone chargers on the market include multiple ports, fast charging capabilities for the best Android phones, and the ability to simultaneously charge up all your other gadgets as well, making them a more versatile bet.

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Google Lens could soon listen for audio prompts

You won’t need to type in queries for Multisearch

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Search is Google’s primary business, and the company recently admitted Chrome exists with the sole purpose of making Search accessible. Tools like Google Lens and Assistant are in the same boat, serving as vehicles to enhance Search. However, one distinctly focuses on visual cues while the other listens for queries and commands. Now, it appears Google is testing audio prompts for Lens, especially to refine queries like you would with Multisearch.

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Nothing pulls its iMessage app from the Play Store following privacy disaster

Nothing Chats' security protocols were seemingly non-existent

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Even when it was initially announced, Nothing Chats seemed like a sketchy idea at best. You'll find plenty of methods for bringing iMessage to Android — either by routing messages through your own Mac or through a remote server farm — but a phone manufacturer throwing its weight behind one of these solutions certainly raises the stakes. It only took a few hours following the launch of Nothing Chats for the earliest security concerns to pop up online. Now, just a day after the app hit the Play Store, it seems like the dream of Nothing Chats might be turning into a nightmare.

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Best rugged phones in 2023

Android phones that are built to take a beating

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It's no secret that inflation is real, and it's reflected in the steep prices of modern smartphones. With some of the best Android phones costing upwards of $1,500, it's more important than ever to protect your investment. Investing in a good phone case is a start, but it's also wise to choose a phone that's capable of withstanding falls and other accidents, especially when you're spending a significant amount of money.

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Does the Google Pixel 8 Pro temperature sensor work with a case?

Don't worry about skimping on protection

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The Pixel 8 Pro's most notable hardware improvement is the powerful Tensor G3 chip, but the temperature sensor might be the most controversial. It's not as accurate as dedicated temperature sensor devices and is likely a contributing factor to the Pixel 8 Pro's price. However, it's helpful in a pinch if you need to check the temperature of a pan with a couple of taps. But regardless of your opinion on its useability, you won't need to worry about the case on your phone blocking the sensor.

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Best AT&T phones in 2023

Ready for a new phone? AT&T makes is easy with support for a wide range of Androids and a growing 5G network

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Whether you're completely new to AT&T or looking to upgrade your current device, there are plenty of quality options to fit almost any budget. Even though buying an unlocked device is always the best option, smartphone price tags can be staggering. Because of this, AT&T offers carrier financing options that allow you to spread the cost out over time — instead of paying all at once, you pay monthly over 36 months.

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Is the Samsung SmartTag 2 battery replaceable?

With just a little finessing, you’ll have your SmartTag 2 battery replaced in no time

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The Samsung SmartTag 2 offers a new generation of GPS tracking for the valuables we tend to lose the most. On top of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and ultra wide-band (UWB) support for real-time location tracking with pinpoint accuracy, the SmartTag 2 is powered by a CR2032 battery. Those are the small circular cells we always mistake as loose change when we come across them in our junk drawers.

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11 best golf games on Android 2023

Test your aim with these great golf games

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Golf games translate curiously well to the mobile platform, considering their many surface-level differences from real-world sports. The experience of lining up a golf shot and making calls about swing force, wind drop-off, slanted terrain, and shot timing can be authentically emulated through these apps. In fact, the Play Store's best have been teaching these skills for years, with peerless tests of strategy on even the humblest Android phones. Golf games enjoy a great smattering of creative gameplay loops, including faithful 3D adaptations of the sport, 2D satires of game design, virtual mini-golf courses, and more. We'd like to share our favorites in this roundup of the best Golf apps we'd like you to take a swing at.

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9 best Google hardware colors of all time

Your definitive (and absolutely not subjective) list of the best colors Google has offered

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Have you been wondering what the best Google hardware colors of all time are? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Sure, color preference is almost entirely subjective - but to hell with that, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to give you the definitive list. Don’t like our picks? Let us know - but we’ll still be right. In the world of tech there are dominant colors - black, white, silver, and grey. These neutral shades sell well, but they’re hardly inspiring. Add to that the fact our phones, tablets, and headphones are some of the most personal devices we own, and these bland color options don’t help you express your individuality. We even said so much a couple of years ago - Rita El Khoury declared ‘I’m tired of bland, boring flagship phone colors’. Amen, Rita. So forgive us for wanting bolder, brighter color options for our tech. It’s taken a while, but in recent years manufacturers have started showering us with the full rainbow of colors. Google is no different, and even though it started its Nexus, Pixel, and Home lines off with the go-to black and white hues (and a splash of blue), we’ve been treated to a veritable buffet of color in the years since. Here are the best Google has had to offer.

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Google could bring AI-generated FAQs to the Play Store

Coming soon to an Android phone near you

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The Google Play Store is an essential resource for every Android smartphone user. Considering Google's embrace of AI across a wide range of its products, it was only a matter of time before it was brought to the Play Store. We're now getting an early glimpse at what the company has planned for the Play Store, thanks to newly unearthed code from the latest version of the Android app marketplace.

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Samsung Galaxy S23 FE vs. S21 FE: Fan Edition upgrade?

A device worthy of the Fan Edition moniker

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When Samsung launched the Galaxy S20 FE in 2020, it blended the best parts of its flagship devices in a more affordable package. While the device made some compromises to get to that $600 price point, it quickly became one of the best affordable Android phones on the market and a fan favorite. When Samsung launched its follow-up, the Galaxy S21 FE, it stumbled out of the gate with its $100 price increase and a delayed launch. This made it shockingly close in price to the superior Galaxy S22 and didn’t offer the same value proposition as its predecessor.

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How to use Google Docs Meeting Note feature

Organize your meeting notes without Google's confusing Calendar

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Taking, organizing, and sharing meeting notes with other participants is a big job. Google Docs' meeting notes make storing and organizing details unique to a new or existing calendar event easier. Take jottings, create action lists, and sync them with your Google Calendar with a few clicks. You'll open Google Docs in a desktop browser, as Google hasn't extended the feature to the best Android tablets and phones. Besides that, the process is simple.

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How to change the time on your Android smartwatch

Don't miss important deadlines just because your smartwatch shows a different time zone

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Smartwatches are our trusty sidekicks in the digital age. They keep us in the loop and on track. They seamlessly blend fashion with function, offering many features at our fingertips. From keeping up with our messages to boosting productivity, these gadgets are no longer basic step counters, mainly because the best fitness trackers come with powerful heart rate monitors and track your fitness and health in one handy device.

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How to get your AT&T transfer PIN

AT&T transfer PINs let you keep your old phone number when switching. Here's how it works

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If you're switching from AT&T to another carrier, you need a PIN (Personal Identification Number) to port your number. If you don't get this number transfer PIN at the right time, it could mess up your plans to switch carriers when purchasing a new phone or signing up for a different plan. We have everything you need to know right here.

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